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The white grape variety (also Freiburg 242-73, FR 242) is an interspecific new breed between Merzling x Freiburg 986-60. It is an extremely complex intersection, because both parent varieties have already emerged from a long chain of intersections. A total of around 15 varieties were involved. The crossing of the hybrid was done in 1973 by Norbert Becker (1937-2012) at the State Wine Institute Freiburg. The medium-ripening vine is resistant to the real and the wrong mildew such as Botrytis, (https://glossary.wein-plus.eu/helios)

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